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Long Political Battle Comes To A Head In Wis. Recall

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Wisconsin voters will decide Tuesday whether Republican Scott Walker will be just the third governor recalled from office in U.S. history. The gubernatorial recall election caps off an intense 16 month period in the state. Partisans on both sides are studying this election — between Walker and Milwaukee's Democratic Mayor Tom Barrett — for clues to this fall's contest between President Obama and Mitt Romney. Robert Siegel talks with Don Gonyea in Wisconsin.

'Tis The Season For Coming Attractions: What To Watch For At The Multiplex

NPR film critic Bob Mondello offers a selective preview of the likely blockbusters and Oscar contenders that Hollywood has in store for the end of the year.

A Tale Of Dread And Duck Breasts: One Chef's Nightmare, Retold

On a day dedicated to massive meals, it's good to recall some kitchen disasters — the embarrassing stories in every cook's life. Mexican chef Pati Jinich recounts one such disaster and her recovery.

Reconsidering The Pilgrims, Piety And America's Founding Principles

Conservatives who want to emphasize America's Christian roots embrace the story of the Pilgrims and the Mayflower Compact. But some historians say their role in the country's founding is overstated.

From Takeout To Breakups: Apps Can Deliver Anything, For A Price

Convenience is at an all-time premium — and a lot of smartphone apps promise to make many of the things we do every day easier. In a time-crunch or sheer laziness, how far will the apps take us?

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